The legendary American coach service, Greyhound, has made its transition to the UK with a fleet of vehicles named after classic pop tunes, such as Sweet Caroline, Peggy Sue and Jolene.
The buses include Wi-Fi, power sockets, leather seats and complimentary newspapers, as the company targets professionals and students; but with the prospect of a trip from London to the south coast for £1 (and a maximum single fare of £12), its combination of cost and quality should keep the old dog running.
But if public transport isn't the way forward for you, why not take a look through this selection of desirable drives for a road trip from VW Campers to Ford Mustangs?
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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